Commitment to Diversity

As a university, we cherish our commitment to a diverse student body. We think this commitment to a diverse campus enhances your academic experience by exposing you to a variety of backgrounds, attitudes, beliefs and experiences. Marquette continues to be one of the most diverse campuses in Wisconsin.

Where we come from

Marquette is home to 8,515 undergraduate and 3,304 graduate students.

The university's reputation draws students from nearly every state and 89 countries. Sixty-seven percent of undergraduate students come from outside of Wisconsin.

Who we are — Freshman Class of 2023


29% Students of color

20% Legacy students (students with a parent or sibling who attended Marquette)

24% First-generation college students (the first in their family to attend college)

2% Non-resident alien students (international students)

1:1 male to female ratio

55% Catholic

92% reside on campus